Pending Federal Grant Approval May Determine Whether Michigan Nuclear Plant Reopens

Taxpayers are being asked to fund the reopening of the Palisades nuclear plant in Southwest Michigan through a federal grant.

When it was still in operation, Palisades provided more than 800 megawatts of of carbon-free power and employed 600 people. The plant’s former owner closed the plant on May 20 after the plant’s fuel supply ran out and the power purchase agreement with Consumers Energy expired.

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Tennessee Department of Health Gets Grant Money for Improving Maternal Death Outcomes

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) announced Tuesday that it has received a $5 million competitive federal grant to fund community and clinical programs that improve the state’s maternal health outcomes.

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